Miami is a beautiful city and arriving by private jet charter is the best way to experience it. There are so many things to do while visiting Miami that it can be hard to decide where to start. Luckily for you, we have compiled a list of some of our restaurants, resorts and activities in Miami that you will want to check out on your next business trip, family vacation, or weekend getaway.
When arriving by private jet we recommend Miami-Opa Locka Executive Airport (OPF) or Miami Executive Airport (TMB). Although Miami International Airport (MIA) is the primary commercial airport, heavy air traffic makes Miami Intl. susceptible to delays additional fees. These smaller airports offer less congestion, increased privacy, and enhanced customer service.
Where to Stay
Ritz-Carlton South Beach
This long standing beachfront resort recently underwent over $90 million in renovations after Hurricane Irma hit Miami. In true Ritz-Carlton fashion, the resort and guest rooms exude sophistication and style. The hotel is surrounded by a lush tropical garden complete with koi ponds and tall palm trees to create a tropical atmosphere. All 110 guest rooms are furnished in muted colors featuring hardwood ﬂoors, soft furniture and light fabrics not to distract from the stunning oceanfront views of the Atlantic.
This South Beach location offers access to a host of luxurious spa treatments including massages, facials and other skin care procedures at its exclusive spa in addition to three restaurants overlooking the Biscayne Bay. You can even unwind by the oceanfront pool in your own private cabana.
The Setai Hotel
The Setai Hotel Group originated in Israel and recently established a location in Miami Beach. The hotel is a restored building from 1936 in Miami’s Art Deco district combining history and luxury. All of the rooms are styled with a blend of traditional Asian design elements with oceanfront suites and even a penthouse.
The Setai Hotel includes direct beach access, three temperature-controlled pools, and an award winning spa for the ideal resort experience. What makes the Setai Hotel stand out is its top notch service and ﬁne dining on property. Stay for Sunday Jazz Brunch at Jaya featuring free ﬂowing Roederer Champagne and all the live jazz your heart desires.
Fontainebleau Miami Beach
Situated on the oceanfront Collins Avenue in Millionaire’s Row, Fontainebleau Miami Beach is a Golden Era and stylish luxury hotel that has been around for more than half a century. Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and Sammy Davis, Jr. have all called the Fontainebleau their playground.
At Fontainebleau Miami Beach you can meet up at one of 12 renowned restaurants and lounges. Afterward, relax by any of several pools with cabana islands or hit LIV nightclub for some partying. For more relaxation after a day at the beach, continue to the state-of-the-art fitness center or 40,000 square foot spa.
What to do
If you are looking for some relaxation on your business trip or vacation, South Beach is the ideal destination. The weather in Miami is warm all year round, averaging around 80 degrees Fahrenheit in winter and a high of 90 degrees in the summer.
The vast sandy beaches with their many shades of white are a pleasure for both relaxing or walking along their length. Upscale and unique restaurants complement the relaxing atmosphere of this area. If you’re looking for something a bit more exciting, South Beach offers plenty of popular bars, casinos and nightclubs like club LIV at the legendary Fontainebleau Hotel. There’s something for everyone here!
Doral Golf Resort and Spa
Doral makes it onto the top 10 business courses in Miami due to its location in Florida’s famous city, as well as impressive facilities that will make any golﬁng trip a memorable one. This resort features an 18 hole championship course by Arthur Hills which is 7,085 yards long and par 72. The fourth largest PGA tour event in history was played on this track, making it a must play for all avid golfers. http://www.doralgolfresortandspa.com/.
Biscayne National Park
The Biscayne National Park is a great destination to enjoy the ocean and nature. The bay or lagoon offers excellent ﬁshing for snapper, grouper, barracuda and mackerel. The park has 53 miles of undeveloped shoreline where you can walk along the sea or take a boat ride around it via one of many companies who provide services in this area. There are plenty of islands that you can visit by boat tour which feature beaches, mangrove forests, hammocks areas, and conservation land.
Who would have thought there were campsites in Miami? Biscayne Park features an array of picnic and camping areas to enjoy with your family or friends. You can camp here
on select nights with a permit or stay at one of the historic piers in Homestead, such as Bahia Honda where John F. Kennedy came to ﬁsh with his father decades ago. Be sure to pack your binoculars because this park is home to over 100 species of birds such as bald eagles and wood storks. The park is located on the southern tip of Key Biscayne which is accessible by car, bus, boat or plane from Miami International Airport.
Lincoln Road in Miami Beach is one of the most popular destinations in Florida for independent boutiques and shops. The pedestrian mall stretches 3 blocks from Alton road to Washington avenue which is lined with many island inspired shops featuring jewelry, handbags, clothes, art and crafts made by local artists. While shopping, take a lunch break and dine at one of the surrounding restaurants that feature daily live music and sidewalk seating.
The mall is located in a lively area of the city where you can enjoy drinks at open air cafes or listen to performers at the public art center which was once a Miami Beach police station. There are people from all over enjoying food, drinks and entertainment in this busy area every day of the week but it is particularly crowded on weekends with locals and tourists alike. Lincoln Road Mall makes for a great day out for everyone who wishes to visit here for fun activities, entertainment and shopping.
This destination is perfect for getting away from it all or enjoying a family vacation.
Where to eat
Casa Isola Osteria
This authentic Italian restaurant opened in February 2021 by renowned chefs Jose Mendin and Santo Agnello. The food is made from scratch and the recipes are inspired by Agnello’s childhood memories in the kitchen with his Nonna. The menu features plenty of new items like prosciutto bread that comes in parmesan butter; veal chop Parmigiana; Milanesa carpaccio with wagyu beef, balsamic black truﬄe heirloom tomatoes raviolini al funghi porcini mushrooms pine nut gremolata. Casa Isola Osteria is located at 1418 20th St., Miami Beach, FL 33139. You can make reservations online or call at (786) 558-5787.
The Bazaar by Jose Andres
The Bazaar was created by former Top Chef contestant and Michelin-starred chef Jose Andres. This culinary gem received a well-deserved spot on the Forbes list of 75 Best Restaurants in 2019. The menu consists of Spanish inspired cuisine with a modern twist. Dishes such as dragon fruit ceviche, cuban coffee rubbed churrasco and oysters with caviar are a must try.
The food presentation pays homage to the restaurant’s name as each dish is elegantly and extravagantly plated for an unforgettable dining experience. Don’t forget to check out their private dining room on the second ﬂoor perfect for special events such as birthdays or weddings. The Bazzar is located at 1701 Collins Ave #100, Miami Beach, FL 33139.
Diners will be transported back to the golden age of luxury at this 1920s-inspired restaurant. With a kitchen ruled by the nominee of rising star Chef Gregory Pugin and James Beard, guests can enjoy French cuisine in a totally unique setting where they’ll dine next to The Biltmore Hotel’s historic swimming pool and surrounding lobby.
They have an extensive la carte menu and impressive background. Palme d’Or makes the finest dining destination in Miami for their classy ambience, romantic atmosphere, and exquisite dishes that will excite your taste buds. Take your date to this beautiful place, Palme d’Or is located in the Biltmore Hotel Coral Gables at 1200 Anastasia Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134.
Nobu Hotel is one of the best places for travelers who are visiting Florida for the first time. It was once a popular coastal club location nestled along the oceanfront next to the Fontainebleau Miami Beach. The hotels Japanese restaurant is led by the famous chef Kazuo Matsuhisa.
The traditional Japanese lanterns, cherry blossom decor, and all the classic dishes of Japan make it truly one of the best. Also, one of the most expensive restaurants in Miami that is worthy of trying. All ingredients are locally sourced from farms giving each dish refined, fresh flavors that visitors wont soon forget. The restaurant is located at 4525 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140
Fly with FlyUSA
Miami is a city full of culture and colors, as well as some great restaurants. The best way to experience all that Miami has to offer is by ﬂying in on a private jet charter. Our concierge team at FlyUSA can help you ﬁnd the perfect place for your next vacation or business trip! If you want someone else to do the hard work for you and plan an unforgettable trip with luxury accommodations from home or abroad then don’t hesitate to contact us today.